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The Committee was assured that they intended to convoke the electors.

It was high time to tell her relatives and mine and convoke a family council.

Malesherbes in those days, and good writers since, held that the only safe plan was to convoke the States-General.

Under other conditions it might be the right thing to convoke a conference to be held after the war is over.

Convene, which means "to come together," should not be confused with convoke which means "to bring or call together."

Finally she found it best to convoke the family council for the purpose of deciding what was to be done with Simple Simon.

It was not enough to convoke a Parliament or to open a negotiation with the Prince of Orange.

The chancellor was therefore content to convoke a general conference of the clergy.

The necessity of having a single person to convoke the great council when separated.

He advised the Regent to convoke the States-General, and declare a national bankruptcy.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare "to call together" (see convocation). Related: Convoked; convoking.

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